Navtex and where to learn more

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​What is Navtex and where can I learn about it?

Solution

​ Navtex is the primary means for transmitting urgent marine safety information to ships in coastal waters worldwide. It is an extremely useful tool for anyone venturing offshore. The Coast Guard does a good job of explaining Navtex at the following web sight: 
 "http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/navtex.htm">http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/navtex.htm